Join The Park Team

The Park Wellness Centre is looking to extend our well-established team of Allied Health Professionals.

If you’re passionate about making a difference in the field of Parkinson’s Disease and brain health, you’re in the right place. Located in the beautiful Sunshine Coast, we are dedicated to Parkinson’s Disease and, equally importantly, to the well-being of caregivers. Our approach is proactive, empowering individuals to take charge of their health and embrace the aging process with a positive outlook.

If you’re ready to be part of this transformative journey and have a profound impact on our community, we invite you to explore opportunities at The Park Wellness Centre. Join us in pioneering a new era in healthcare!

As a member of the The Park team, you will be:

  • Part of a company that is a social enterprise; for profit and for purpose. We exist to change the lives of our clients, our staff and our community because doing good is our philosophy.
  • Part of a caring team of allied health professionals and a company focusing on Parkinson’s Disease. We are a niche clinic and we do what we do very well.
  • Provided with mentoring and clinical supervision, upskilling in current management of Parkinson’s Disease and brain health, so that you are super confident to perform at your best.
  • Provided with professional development opportunities, both within the workplace and externally.
  • Provided with periodic performance appraisal and subsequent goal setting.
  • Provided an above award pay rate + incentives + allowances.
  • Encouraged to bring your own personality and creative ideas to make this work space better for everyone.

What we need from you;

  • A charismatic personality with bucket loads of energy, patience and compassion.
  • Be prepared to learn something new and be proactive in your willingness to improve your knowledge and skill set.
  • Current registration/accredited with your professional body
  • National Police Certificate
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance
  • Current driver’s license

Apply now if you want to work in an well-established Parkinson’s Clinic and be part of a strong professional team who value providing high quality services and achieving the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Learn More About Our Positions Available

About the Role:

We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Speech Therapist to join our team, specializing in working with clients diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. As a Speech Therapist, you will play a vital role in assessing, diagnosing, and treating speech, language, and swallowing difficulties associated with Parkinson’s Disease.

Our clients are here for the long term, and you will have the opportunity to make incredible friendships and be a part of something that truly makes a difference in our community.

This role will suit someone looking for 2-3 days a week (part-time or contract available) leading to a Full time role (job share available if preferred).

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of clients’ speech, language, cognition, and swallowing abilities, taking into account the unique challenges presented by Parkinson’s Disease.
  • Develop individualized treatment plans tailored to each client’s specific needs and goals, utilizing evidence-based techniques and strategies.
  • Provide therapy sessions to improve speech intelligibility, language comprehension and expression, cognitive-linguistic skills, and swallowing function.
  • Collaborate closely with other healthcare professionals, including Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists, to ensure holistic care and optimal outcomes for clients.
  • Educate clients, their families, and caregivers about Parkinson’s Disease-related speech and swallowing issues, as well as strategies for managing and maximizing communication and swallowing function in daily life.

What we can offer:

  • Large pre-existing client base
  • Full admin / receptionist support
  • Work in conjunction with Physiotherapist referrals
  • HICAPS services provided
  • Social media advertising
  • Great team environment
  • Flexible working arrangement (Part-time / contract) with some of the best hourly rates on the market!

Must haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Speech Pathology
  • Full SPA registration
  • National Police Check, First Aid, and CPR (or willing to obtain)
  • Public Liability & PI insurance

If you are passionate about making a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals living with Parkinson’s Disease and have the expertise to address their speech and swallowing challenges, we invite you to apply for this rewarding opportunity.

To apply for this position please fill out the form below or pop into the clinic and ask for Rory or Barbs.

About the Role:

We are looking for a warm, friendly and passionate professional Massage Therapist to join our expanding team. Our clients are here for the long term, and you will have the opportunity to make incredible friendships and be a part of something that truly makes a difference in our community.

This role will suit someone looking for 2-3 days a week (part-time or contract available).

What we can offer:

  • Large pre-existing client base
  • Full admin / receptionist support
  • Laundry services & consumables provided
  • Work in conjunction with physiotherapist referrals
  • HICAPS services provided
  • Social media advertising
  • Great team environment
  • Flexible working arrangement (Part-time / contract) with some of the best hourly rates on the market!

Must haves:

  • Diploma in remedial massage therapy
  • Public Liability & PI insurance
  • Association registration

So, if you are outgoing, fun, passionate about making a genuine difference in your local community and love delivering exceptional service, then we want to hear from you!

To apply for this position please fill out the form below or pop into the clinic and ask for Rory or Barbs.

Job description

  • On-the-job training specialising in Parkinson’s Disease.
  • Get rewarded for your skill set. Competitive salary.
  • Expand your knowledge and career opportunities.

Join our expanding Parkinson’s Program as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (EP) and be part of a compassionate and proactive team.

  • Two fully equipped studios enable us to provide excellent exercise prescription for people living with Parkinson’s Disease and their immediate care givers.
  • Our equipment is top-notch and carefully chosen to target not only the physical symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease but also the cognitive aspects, like memory, attention, processing speed, and executive function.
  • We’re located centrally on the Sunshine Coast at the new Forrest Glen Village, which is a growing retail Centre.
  • With over 150 regular local clients treated in house and an extensive wait list to onboard.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Conducting comprehensive assessments on individuals.
  • Facilitate specialised exercise programs that promote neuroplasticity and functional movement.
  • Planning and leading group exercise classes.
  • Designing individualised exercise programs.
  • Maintaining detailed notes and reports.
  • Providing high-quality care considering coexisting health conditions.
  • With confidence and responsible progression enhance mobility, maintain function, and slow down disease progression.
  • Proactively acquiring knowledge about Parkinson’s Disease and clients’ conditions.
  • Collaborating with colleagues ensuring seamless communication and integrated client care.
  • Treating clients with respect and dignity.

What’s in it for You?

We’ve got some amazing benefits waiting for you to enrich your career & life:

Specialist Knowledge and training: We are leaders in this field, gain expertise and develop skills in this field of rehabilitation. You’ll become a true expert, leading the way!
Meaningful work: Make a positive impact on your community. Collaborate with dedicated professionals, fostering a fulfilling and purpose-driven career.
Professional Growth: Engage in interdisciplinary collaboration with other healthcare professionals, therapists, and advocates. Expand your network, enhance your skills, and stay at the forefront of advancements in Parkinson’s care. Let’s learn and innovate together!
Career Stability: Continuous professional development to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date. We’ve got your back!
Supportive Team Environment: Join a team that values kindness, compassion, and the well-being of our clients and each other. We’re all about creating a supportive and caring environment.

About the Successful candidate:

  • Accreditation with Exercise & Sports Science Australia (AEP).
  • National Police Check
  • Current CPR and First Aid.
  • Energy and charisma, the work needs to be fun and engaging for our clients.
  • Empathy & Compassion for our clients.
  • Collaborative spirit with the ability to work independently while seamlessly collaborating with the team to provide coordinated care.
  • Organizational Skills.
  • Effective Communication, stellar written and verbal communication skills.

Desirable but not essential:

  • Experience in working with people living with Parkinson’s Disease. You’re already one step ahead!
  • Specialised Exercise Prescription: High-level skills in exercise prescription for elderly patients with specific health needs.
  • Ready to embark on this exciting journey with us? Apply now through Indeed or by sending your cover letter and resume to admin@theparkinsonscentre.com.au and let’s make a difference in the lives of those living with Parkinson’s Disease together!
    Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Benefits:

  • Professional development assistance
  • Relocation assistance

Schedule: Monday to Friday
Work Location: In person

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